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Expect Cairn-Vedanta merger by this fiscal-end: Anil Agarwal

Expect Cairn-Vedanta merger by this fiscal-end: Anil Agarwal

Mining mogul Anil Agarwal on Thursday said the merger of his group's cash-rich oil subsidiary Cairn India with parent firm Vedanta is likely to be completed by the end of this fiscal.

India ranks low at 105th on human capital index, Finland tops

India ranks low at 105th on human capital index, Finland tops

India was Wednesday ranked low at 105th position globally on a worldwide Human Capital Index, which measures countries' ability to nurture, develop and deploy talent for economic growth and was topped by Finland.

India at 90th rank in terms of energy security, access

India at 90th rank in terms of energy security, access

India has been ranked at the 90th place in a list of 126 countries compiled by WEF on the basis of their ability to deliver secure, affordable and sustainable energy, which was topped by Switzerland.

Raghuram Rajan joins WEF task force on global financial system

Raghuram Rajan joins WEF task force on global financial system

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has joined a task force of the World Economic Forum (WEF) to study the future of global financial system, whose members include bankers and policymakers from across the world.

India at Davos 2016 (Pics)

India at Davos 2016

WEF meet 2016 ends; raises concerns over China, terror & refugees

WEF meet 2016 ends; raises concerns over China, terror & refugees

The 5-day annual jamboree of the world's rich and powerful came to a close in this Alpine resort Saturday, with leaders raising concerns about economic headwinds from China, geo-political risks arising from the refugee crisis in Europe and terror attacks in various parts of the world.

 

Internet's openness, dynamism at risk: WEF report

Internet's openness, dynamism at risk: WEF report

The issues that dominated the discussion include emerging fragmentation of the Internet, along multiple lines, due to developments in technical, governmental and commercial realm.

Arun Jaitley meets US Treasury Secretary at World Economic Forum

Jaitley, Lew discussed ways to attract greater infrastructure investment to boost potential growth and support the global economy.

Indian power sector at 'inflection point', says WEF report

Indian power sector at 'inflection point', says WEF report

India's power sector is at an inflection point and most of its electricity demand in the next two decades will be met by burning fossil fuels despite huge investments in renewables, WEF said Tuesday.

World Economic Forum 2016

World Economic Forum 2016

Climate change biggest risk facing world in 2016: WEF

Failure to mitigate adverse impact of climate change is the biggest risk facing the world this year with greater damage potential than even the weapons of mass destruction, says a WEF survey.

World Economic Forum revokes invite to North Korea for Davos

Organisers of the World Economic Forum in Davos say they have revoked an invitation to a delegation from North Korea in the wake of the secretive Communist country's latest nuclear test.

Delaying action on climate change will hurt growth: Global CEOs

Advocating the need for meaningful "global action" to deal with climate change, honchos of 78 corporates, including from India, Monday said delaying action would damage growth prospects in the years to come.

India positioned more favourably for future than China: WEF

India positioned more favourably for future than China: WEF

In the coming years, India is positioned much more favourably than China in terms of growth, the World Economic Forum has said though it observed that it is not entirely smooth sailing just yet.

World Economic Forum to host 'National Strategy Day on India'

World Economic Forum to host 'National Strategy Day on India'

Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) will host its annual India summit this week in the national capital, which is expected to be attended by top policymakers including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and several corporate leaders, among others.

Watch: Top 10 Headlines

Check out top 10 headlines of the day:

-Pakistan has denied Dawood Ibrahim's shelter in their country.
-World Bank report says that the business conditions in India have improved.

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Narendra Modi, Mahatma Gandhi among most admired globally: WEF

Narendra Modi, Mahatma Gandhi among most admired globally: WEF

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the 10th most admired personality globally, as per a new survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) that has ranked late South African President Nelson Mandela on the top.

Cost of counterfeiting to global economy may reach $1.77 trillion: WEF

Cost of counterfeiting to global economy may reach $1.77 trillion: WEF

The illicit economy is a giant, global and growing problem, a World Economic Forum report said and cautioned that the cost to the global economy of counterfeiting alone could reach USD 1.77 trillion in 2015.

India up 16 places to 55th on global competitiveness index

India up 16 places to 55th on global competitiveness index

In a big jump, India has moved up 16 positions to rank 55th on a global index of the world's most competitive economies, where Switzerland remains on top.

India ranks low on inclusive growth, development ranking: WEF

India has been ranked very low globally on most of the parameters for inclusive growth and development even as it fares much better internationally when it come to business and political ethics.